If released what's the odds he gets signed for the same amt or more left on his contract?
he keeps his pay and goes to a system/coach who he's familiar with and wants him - win for him.
Sf gets a player that fits their system and can contribute by just moving back in the 6th - win for them.
We move a guy we were gonna cut and move up a bit in the 6th, which adds value in case of trading the pick. - win for us.